Dwe was a most respected Burmese film actor and singer. He has starred in hundreds of films, and was considered one of the most important actors in Burmese cinema. Dwe was born Htin Lin in 7 May 1966, in Rangoon, Burma, to Tin Htun Maung and Aye Aye Thin. He graduated from Basic Education High School No. 1 Dagon and from the Rangoon Institute of Technology with a degree in electrical power engineering. Dwe was married to Pa Pa Win, also known as Moe Moe. The two had an adopted son, Yan Moe. He won the 1997 Myanmar Motion Picture Academy Awards for Best Actor, for his work in the film Mother's Footprint He also pursued singing, releasing over 30 songs, and an album, which was unsuccessful. Dwe directed movies as well; his last work was Rose Cloud (2008). Dwe, died of a heart attack on 11 July 2007 around 6:00 pm local time, at the age of 41, the result of a drug overdose.He was cremated on 13 July 2007 at Yayway Cemetery.
Nandar Hlaing (also spelt Nanda Hlaing) is a Burmese film actress. She won the 1998 Myanmar Motion Picture Academy Awards for best supporting actress for her performance in Shwe Natha San-Ein. She also won the 2006 Academy Award for best actress. She campaigned for the Union Solidarity and Development Party in the 2010 Burmese general election. In January 2012, Nandar Hlaing's company, Mahar Nandar Trading Company, became the exclusive authorized retailer of Missha cosmetics within Myanmar. Nandar Hlaing is married to Zay Thiha, the son of Khin Shwe, a Burmese tycoon.The couple wed in May 2008. On 19 April 2011, she gave birth to her second daughter, Zay Yadi Hlaing. On 24 July 2014, she gave birth to her third daughter, Zay Madi Hlaing, in Yangon.